About Jimmy McIntyre

On the road for 4 years now, Jimmy McIntyre is an experienced travel photographer, trainer, language learner and writer. He has written for some of the biggest photography sites in the world and taught photography on four continents.

My New Book is Here!

Last year I took some time away to write a novel: a dark, dystopian journey through a corrupt city where social media can mean life and death. In writing the book, I combined my passion for dystopian literature and also my growing dislike of social media in general. It was a wonderful experience and one [...]

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Review: My 3 Weeks With the Nikkor 14-30mm f/4 Prototype lens for the Z System

Article By Jimmy McIntyre  Last year I was fortunate enough to work with the soon-to-be-released 14-30mm f/4 lens for the Z system. Representatives of Nikon contacted me and asked if I would be interested in working on this project, in which I was asked to capture a large range of images which would [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:02+00:00January 31st, 2019|Reviews|Comments Off on Review: My 3 Weeks With the Nikkor 14-30mm f/4 Prototype lens for the Z System

Color Grading and LUTs Explained

Article Written By Max Therry Color grading, once the purview of motion pictures, has been gaining a lot of traction in the photography world. When done well, the effects will deepen the feeling of an image, thereby heightening its storytelling ability. Of course, the bulk of the work of creating a quality image is still [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:02+00:00October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Color Grading and LUTs Explained

20 Images That Weren’t Good Enough To Be Published

Over the years I've shot many locations, but I have a surprisingly small portfolio. When I first started out in photography, I would publish just about any image I shot. But little by little, I became much more strict about the photos I put online. Essentially I wanted people to see my 'best' work, rather [...]

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Essential Luminosity Mask Tutorial For Beginners – Photoshop Guide

Article By Jimmy McIntyre  Most people get into luminosity masking after using HDR for a while. They become a little tired of the lower quality image produced in general tonemapping. Then they hear the term 'luminosity masks' and their mind starts whirring. We all know that luminosity masks can be a little bit [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:02+00:00May 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Essential Luminosity Mask Tutorial For Beginners – Photoshop Guide

Create a Magical Landscape With Luminosity Masks in Photoshop and Raya Pro 3.0

Article By Jimmy McIntyre  Download Raya Pro Today -  Find out more. In today's tutorial we look at how to blend two landscape exposures in Photoshop with luminosity masks. We take this a step further by using the dodge and burn tools to further refine our masks. This gives us the selection that [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:03+00:00April 13th, 2018|Luminosity Masks Tutorials, Tutorials|Comments Off on Create a Magical Landscape With Luminosity Masks in Photoshop and Raya Pro 3.0